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  • BUILDING ONE COMMUNITY IN THE NEWS

    Unaccompanied minors are moving to Connecticut in record numbers

    The CT Mirror By Kathleen Megan For several long hours, Francisco, then 15, sat on the bank of the Rio Grande River in Mexico trying to work up the courage to cross it. On the other side of the river was the United States, and the promise of seeing his mother in Connecticut. It was…
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    Dec 16 2019

    Nonprofit ‘rockstar’ Cathy Ostuw named Stamford Citizen of the Year

    Stamford Advocate By Ignacio Laguarda STAMFORD — Cathy Ostuw was prepared to play in her weekly Scrabble group on Thursday afternoon, but instead, she was left wordless. Ostuw, co-founder of Building One Community and local nonprofit volunteer veteran, was chosen as the 2019 City of Stamford Citizen of the Year during a surprise celebration that…
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    Nov 17 2019

    First Congregational Church 2019 Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale Kicks Off Nov 30

    Greenwich Free Press GREENWICH —As the holiday season approaches, Binney Park in Old Greenwich prepares to welcome back a festive annual visitor.  Just across Sound Beach Avenue, on the front lawn of First Congregational Church, the 2019 Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale will get underway on Saturday, November 30. Every purchase comes with a purpose…
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    Nov 16 2019

    Immigration spurs ‘dramatic’ enrollment increase in Stamford schools

    Stamford Advocate By Sophie Vaughan STAMFORD —Each school year comes with its own surprises, but this year has already delivered hundreds. Hundreds of additional students that is. Compared to last year’s October enrollment of 16,082 students, the district counted 16,652 children enrolled in Stamford Public Schools as of Oct. 1, a surge of 570. “That’s…
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    Nov 6 2019

    Stamford Panel on Immigration Highlights realities at the border and in Fairfield County

    Stamford Patch STAMFORD — NOVEMBER 2019 – Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity hosted an engaging panel discussion, Immigration Today: At the Border & In Our Own Backyard in late October at the Stamford Yacht Club. Getty Images correspondent John Moore, immigration counselor Maria Palacios, and Stamford immigration attorney, Alex Troyb drew…
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    Oct 12 2019

    75 home languages spoken by Stamford students

    Stamford Advocate By Sophie Vaughan STAMFORD — The latest annual report from Stamford Public Schools contains a fascinating statistic: 75 different languages are spoken in students’ homes in the district. Seventy-five. Who can even name that many languages, let alone guess that number is spoken within the homes of Stamford students? Read full article
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